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Web Design Vocab
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A file extension for a program file.
A file extension for an image (usually clip art and lines).
A file extension for an image (usually a photo).
A file extension for files that are text only.
A file extension for compressed (zip) files.
A code (or series) of letters, numbers, and/or symbols. Each one is unique. Usually used for a web address, internet address, or email address.
HTML tag that lets you specify which text you want to display. The text appears when an image is moused over.
They mark the start and end of hypertext links in HTML.
Acceptable Use Policy
The frequencies that a network can use. The greater the bandwidth, the greater the amount of info that can travel on the network at the same time. It is also used to measure how much time it takes for a web page to load.
An image that is shown at the top of every page on a web site. It is also known as a title graphic or a page header. (an Ad banner is different)
Any picture you see on a web page. It is a map of dots or "pixels".
A web site (or part of one) where users can post a chronological and up-to-date e-journal of their thoughts.
In HTML, the section of a web page that contains all the text and graphics that you see.
broken link / broken graphic
A link or hyperlink that no longer works when a webpage is loaded.
Software used to access the web.
A graphic that can be "clicked on" to do something like download a file or go to another web page.
When it matters if letters are typed upper or lower case.
A type of internet domain assigned to URLs which are usually business entities.
A remote computer connected to a host or server. Client can also be the software that makes this connection possible.
Software that is sold to the public. It is copyrighted by the owner and sold to the user.
The process of making computer data smaller. Can make saving and sending it faster.
The amount of time spent connected to an Internet service.
The exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, and sell a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work. Also applies to computer things.
Using a tool to remove part of an object from an image to make it better.
Cascading Style Sheets or CSS lets a web designer separate how items look in contrast to content information. Can control text color, background color, borders, spacing, and positioning of elements.
Domain Name System. A database system that translates and IP address into a domain name.
The "address" or URL of a web site. It is on the right of the @.
To transfer files from another computer to yours.
A menu item containing further info.
Software that is free, but still is copyrighted.
Two or more colors that blend into each other.
Software that enables electronic collaboration between users.
The HTML tag that is used to enclose the beginning elements in the HTML document. Includes the title.
Assigns color to web pages commonly. It is the base-16 number system which assigns the numbers 0 to 9 and A to F.
The first web page displayed when starting a browser.
Any computer that can function as the beginning and end point of data transfers.
A clickable area on a graphic. Takes the user to a related web page or area in the web site.
Hyptertext Markup Language. The coding scheme used to format text for use on the web.
Hypertext Transport Protocol. THe transmission standard used to send an HTML document over the web.
Elements on a web page that allow the user to open a related web page by clicking the mouse.
The electronic linking of texts, graphics, sound and video which allows the user to jump from once piece of info to the other.
A system of writing and displaying text that lets the text be linked in multiple ways.
Lets a user manipulate the outcome of certain events within a two-way communication that supports direct and continual responses. The internet is interactive.
A network within an organization that uses the internet to connect its employees and customers to the organization.
Internet Protocol Address. A uniquely assigned numeric address for each computer that is connected to the internet.
Internet Service Provider. A company that provides a user with an account on a host-computer in order to access the internet.
A word which can be searched for in documents. Usually significant and thus used to search.
The text or graphic used in an HTML document to jump from one document to another. Is also known as a hyperlink.
A word, phrase, symbol, or graphic that symbolizes an organization, company, or brand.
The presentation of information using animation, sound, graphics, and text. (different mediums)
A set of buttons or hyperlinks that take you to other parts of the site when clicked.
To customize a webpage so it is the fastest and most efficient it can be.
How information travels over a network.
Portable Document Format. The file format of documents viewed and created by Adobe Acrobat and others.
The sharing of information back and forth between computers.
To place an HTML file on a server so it can be accessed by a browser.
Ensure reliable connections between different types of computers. Sets standards so there is common ground.
Software or info that has no copyright.
They help the user isolate desired information or resources on the web through keywords.
A web site that has encrypted transmissions and takes other measures to ensure the protection of sensitive information (like credit card info).
A host computer on a network.
Software that can be obtained for free as a trial but may require payment or registration after a while.
A home and/or location on the web that is made up of web pages.
A visual representation of a web site and its pages. It is made up of panels that plot the key scenes and illustrate it's flow.
The HTML codes used to specify text styles, links, graphics, and other HTML things.
Lets the user link to a specific place within a page versus just linking it to the top of the document.
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. A widely used network communication protocol on networks. It helps with reliable communications. Makes things easier to transmit.
A reusable pattern that helps you place information quickly and efficiently on a web page by providing suggested places for elements.
text editor or html writer
A program that lets you manually key HTML commands into a blank document. Notepad is an example.
A graphic or image purposefully made smaller.
The colored bar at the top of a window that displays the program and file names.
Uniform Recourse Locator. The standard used to identify files on the web or internet using the type of server, the host name of the computer, and the path to the file.
Vertical Portals. Portals that are dedicated to one specific topic.
web page editor
A program used to write and edit HTML code.
World Wide Web
An internet service that links multimedia documents with hypertext.
What You See Is What You GET (whiz-ee-wig). Any technology that enables you to see images on a screen just as they will appear when printed.
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